As the Des Moines Public School District deals with an Instagram post by an employee that said every day is an opportunity to “force” kids to be gay in public schools, there also appears to be an effort by at least some library employees in the district to push the LGBTQ agenda.
A person called Jeannie Farrington was featured on the district’s website in front of books promoting the LGBTQ agenda while wearing a “Don’t Fear The Library” shirt.
“I have worked very hard to make sure my library has diverse materials, particularly for our LGBTQ+ community,” Farrington said. “Yes, this is real at the elementary level. We have a transgender student, LGBTQ staff and families. We even have a Gay Straight Alliance group at our elementary. Because of all the laws being introduced/passed, our students are worried they will no longer have access to our LGBTQ+ books or be able to meet as a group.”
The school that featured this setup is a K-5 grade school.
The district website also has an entire album dedicated to photos from a “student walkout in support of LGBTQ rights.”
This photo is from Central Academy.
It would be interesting to know just how “student-led” this protest was and who followed the students to take pictures during their walkout to Terrace Hill.
In March of 2022 DMPS took photos and uploaded them to their website of middle school students participating in the Transgender Day of Visibility as well as protesting a law to protect women’s sports.
The library image is from April, 26 of 2023.